A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -156.103 West, latitude 19.7703333 North, depth = 13.619 km. Global time and date of event 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 03:08:32 / June 8, 2017 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv61791821. Event ids that are associated: us20009l8w, hv61791821. The temblor was detected at 17:08:32 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.619 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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